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Great Scottish Run 2016

This weekend saw the Great Scottish Run once again take place in Glasgow city centre and again there were numerous athletes from Ayr Seaforth competing in the various races. First up on Saturday was the Junior 2.5k race which saw 11 athletes from the Junior section competing. The performance of the day was no doubt that of U15 girl Rosie Davidson who took 3rd place in her age group gaining the bronze medal. Sunday was the turn of the senior athletes as they competed in either the 10k Road Race or the half marathon which was won by Scottish Olympian Callum Hawkins. Several Seaforth athletes gained excellent personal best performances in both races. Well done to everyone who competed.

Great Scottish Junior Run 2.5km 2016

Name Age Group Position Time
Rosie Davidson 3rd 9.44
Alex Crooks 30th 10.06
Euan Bell 31st 10.13
Sam Drummond 45th 10.56
Fergus Muir 14th 11.01
Brodie McGregor 18th 11.11
Lewis McGlynn 28th 11.32
Max Cunningham 64th 11.37
Sammy Jones 104th 13.26
Leo Stack 112th 13.58
Leo Brockie 155th 14.43
Ross Bain 186th 15.17

Great Scottish Run 10km 2016

Position Name Time
18th Craig McPike 34.13(PB)
52nd Stephen McCrorie 36.23

Great Scottish Run - Half Marathon 2016

Position Name Time
41st Kenny Neill 1:12.58(PB)
144th Calum MacDonald 1:19.31(PB)
167th Grahame Hopper 1:21.01(PB)
174th John Ross 1:21.23
372nd Laura Wallace 1:26.25
740th Alasdair Meldrum 1:32.14(PB)
894th David Jones 1:33.58
918th Ian Young 1:34.22
1816th Christine Smiley 1:41.32(PB)
1887th Stuart McColm 1:41.55
4768th Abby Cunningham 1:57.54
5071st Janice McKellar 1:59.41(PB)
5797th Kirsty Green 2:04.11(PB)

Rosie Davidson 3rd Place
Rosie Davidson 3rd Place

George Cummings Road Relay – Houston, Renfrewshire – Saturday 24 September 2016

For the first time in many years, Ayr Seaforth entered two teams into the George Cummings Road Relay held on a challenging 2.7 mile course in Houston, Renfrewshire. Despite hills, rain and wind, the teams finished in 10th  and 26th place in the mens events in what is a high quality field. Team A – 10th place Fraser Stirling (14.23) Craig McPike (14.35) Calum MacDonald (15.16) Kenny Neill (14.20) Team B – 26th place Stephen McCrorie (15.23) John Ross (16.13) Iain Pettigrew (18.02) Craig Brown (16.09)

Jimmy Young Marymass 10k Road Race – 17 August 2016

Jimmy Young Marymass 10k Road Race - 17 August 2016

Position Name Time
2nd Kenny Neill 34.58
6th Steven Reid 35.46
13th Calum MacDonald 37.07
19th Grahame Hopper 37.45
20th John Ross 37.52
29th Peter Laing 40.07
32nd Stephen McDowall 40.24
33rd (1st Female) Laura Wallace 40.26
34th Paul Turnbull 40.42
41st David Jones 41.41
71st John Strachan 45.43

Dundonald 10k Road Race (incl. Ayrshire 10k Championships) – 3 August 2016

Dundonald 10k Road Race (incl. Ayrshire 10k Championships) - 3 August 2016

Position Name Time
3rd (2nd Ayrshire) Kenny Neill 35.54
15th John Ross 38.48
17th Calum MacDonald 39.18
23rd Peter Laing 40.58
24th Stephen McDowall 41.17
26th (1st Female & 1st Ayrshire) Laura Wallace 42.07

Girvan Half Marathon – Sunday 10 July 2016

A small number of Ayr Seaforth athletes from the Road Race section took part in last weekends Girvan Half Marathon which also doubled up as the Ayrshire Half Marathon Championship. There were several notable results including the first male & female athletes home. Full results are shown in the table below:-

Girvan Half Marathon - Sunday 10 July 2016

Position Name Time
3rd Overall
1st Ayrshire Male
Steven Reid 1:18.25
12th Overall John Ross 1:24.31
23rd Overall
3rd Female Overall
1st Ayrshire Female
Laura Wallace 1:31.33
24th Overall Laurence Baker 1:32.13
37th Overall David Jones 1:39.29
68th Overall Janice McKellar 2:08.16
69th Overall
1st Female F40
Kirsty Green 2:08.48
2nd Mens Team Steven Reid
John Ross
Laurence Baker
David Jones
354m38s
1st Womens Team Laura Wallace
Janice McKellar
Kirsty Green
348m37s

CCL Land O’Burns 10k – Wednesday 25 May 2016

This years Land O’Burns 10k took place last night in near perfect conditions. The event was sponsored by Troon based CCL logistics company and was started by CEO Callum Bastock. The race was won by U20 athlete Fraser Stirling of Ayr Seaforth in a time of 34:20, he was followed home by Euan Webster (Sen M) of Aberdeen AC 35:05 and Kieran Cooper (U20) Unattached in 36:26. The first female home was Julie Beveridge (Sen F) Calderglen Harriers in 42:08 followed by Valerie Martin (V40) Dooleys Cycles in 44:15 and Beth Macrae (U20) Unattached in 44:35. Full results can be found HERE

Other Ayr Seaforth athletes competing were:-

Stephen McDowall(14th) 40:05

Alasdair Meldrum(19th) 41:05

Mia Cullis(82nd) 47:30

Christina Smiley(92nd) 47:51

Laurence Baker(Race Organiser) with Callum Bastock(CCL CEO)

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Land O’Burns 10k – Wednesday 25 May 2016

SEAFORTH LANDS 10K SPONSOR

Ayr Seaforth has secured a major sponsor for this year’s Land O’Burns 10K. Troon based CCL, one of the UK’s fastest growing single source logistics companies, is supporting the event which sets off from Ayr seafront on Wednesday 25th May.

Now in its 7th year, the Land O’Burns 10K has become a key fixture in the road running calendar for West and Central Scotland, attracting over 400 competitors. And this year the race is stepping up a gear, offering competitors professional chip timing, to give them an instant print out of their finishing time.

CCL’s CEO, Callum Bastock, says: “As an Ayrshire based business, we’re delighted to support our local community and sponsor this year’s Land O’Burns 10K. CCL’s success has been achieved through our positive and energetic people, who have a passion and commitment for what we do. This is an ethos we share with Ayr Seaforth who do a superb job in making all disciplines of running and athletics available to people of all ages. We wish the club and all competitors every success with this year’s event.”

Club President Kenny McAlpine says: “We’re thrilled to be working in partnership with CCL to stage this year’s race. This allows us to further develop our aim of providing a safe and positive environment for the local community to enjoy athletics.”

To enter the CCL Land O’Burns 10K, visit www.entrycentral.com. Entries must be in by 21st May and will not be accepted on the night of the race. Start time is 7.30pm 

For more information contact: roadrace@ayrseaforth.co.uk

Kenny McAlpine(Club President) with Callum Bastock(CEO of CCL Logistics) and Laurence Baker(Road Race Secretary)
Kenny McAlpine(Club President) with Callum Bastock(CEO of CCL Logistics) and Laurence Baker(Road Race Secretary)

 

Double Cateran Ultra 110 Mile – Saturday 14 May 2016

Congratulations go to Mark Caldwell who completed the Double Cateran Ultra 110 miler today in a time of 23hrs36m50s which gave him 3rd place. The race takes place over a 55 mile loop starting and finishing in Glen Shee and has a maximum time limit of 30 hours. Also running in the Cateran 55 mile Ultra was James Murray who completed the loop in 13hrs11m33s which placed James in 64th.

Well done to both of these ultra runners from everyone at Ayr Seaforth.

Mark Caldwell 2-1